how to pronounce insulate


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insulate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of insulate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… instead of air when we insulate because …”

meanings of insulate


  1. To separate, detach, or isolate.
  2. To separate a body or material from others, e.g. by non-conductors to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, etc.

insulate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word insulate occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics insulate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that insulate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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